Make Bath Bombs At Home

Whether you need stress relief or some alone time after being cooped up with your family, there are plenty of reasons you can’t seem to get enough of your bathtub this winter. But one variable to consider the next time you go for a much-needed soak: Would your bath be better with a bath bomb?…

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How to Downscale Your Super Bowl Spread

Salt (optional) 2 ounces prosciutto cotto or boiled ham, sliced thin 3 ounces sopressata, preferably picante, sliced thin 2 ounces mortadella, sliced thin 6 ounces marinated artichoke hearts, jarred or prepared, well-drained 1 large red bell pepper, roasted, peeled, cored, in wide slices, fresh or jarred A big handful arugula leaves 3 tablespoons extra virgin…

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Nitrous Nation: A Party Drug Endures

For decades, nitrous oxide has been widespread at raves and music festivals, used as a quick buzz. The drug doesn’t have the death toll of the opiate disaster or the widespread popularity of marijuana, but it’s widely sold — legally — all over the country, though its consumption outside medical facilities is illegal in many…

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MacKenzie Scott, Melinda Gates, Priscilla Chan: On Women Philanthropists

“The effort that goes into motivating volunteers and building community spirit can be dismissed as ‘merely’ sociable interchange, related to women’s gender roles and natural propensities, requiring no real skills,” wrote the study’s author, Arlene Kaplan Daniels. “Women who engaged in philanthropy were the behind-the-scenes volunteers, the unrecognized work,” said Debra Mesch, a professor of…

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